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Therapy Dogs

The purpose of this event is help students get stress relief for midterms. Midterms are a very stressful time for high school students and our student council wanted to come up with a way to bring an uplifting atmosphere to our school. The week before midterms we had therapy dogs come to our school during lunch periods and after school. Students were very excited. Many students came and were happy to see the dogs. Students were allowed to play with the dogs and pet them. Teachers and other… Read More »

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Leadership Day

Every March Pinkerton Student Council hosts a Leadership Training day for incoming eighth grade students. We aim to reach out to the soon-to-be high schoolers who have proven to be leaders in their middle schools, and show potential for leadership on a larger scale. Since Pinkerton Academy has seven different middle schools sending student to our high school, we think it is important that new students become aquainted with the school and some of the traits our school has to offer. We… Read More »

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Braid-a-Rug

Student Council wanted to do a project to help the homeless shelters in our area.  They decided on this project to help the shelters project a feeling of home.  Student Council members collected used, clean, colored t-shirts from every source possible--family, friends, faculty, and administration.  The t-shirts were prepared as follows:  sleeves, neck ribbing, and hems were cut off; then, the t-shirts were cut into 1-inch strips.  After the strips were cut, they were… Read More »

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7th Anniversary of NEHS
None, April 5 - April 5

Celebrate the founding of National Elementary Honor Society with your chapter!

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Georgia NHS State Convention
Jekyll Island, GA, April 12 - April 14

The GANHS State Convention will be held Jekyll Island on April 12-14, 2015. For more information, please visit http://teacherpages.hallco.org/webpages/ganhs/.

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National Student Leadership Week
None, April 19 - April 25

Join chapters from around the nation in celebrating National Student Leadership Week (NSLW) 2015. NSLW, sponsored by the NHS national office since 1972, is an annual recognition of the important roles that student leaders play in schools and communities.

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Chapters in the Spotlight

Epic Charter Schools
Oklahoma City, OK

Operation Gratitude. Using guidance from the national Operation Gratitude website, NHS members from Epic Charter School in Oklahoma City, OK, took a day to write nearly 60 letters to military personnel serving overseas.

Milton Area School District
Milton, PA

Community Welcome Buckets. The chapter at Milton Area High School, in Milton, PA, helped welcome new residents to their community by distributing buckets with welcome gifts. The project aimed to ensure support for schools from the whole community. They were also featured in the local paper!

Benson High School
Portland, OR

Friends of Tree Planting. Chapter members from Benson High School in Portland, OR, joined with a local community group to plant trees and beautify their community.

Brookfield Central High School
Brookfield, WI

Pen Pals to the Rescue. Read about Brookfield Central High School’s pen pal program featuring NHS members in Brookfield, WI, who linked up with English language learners at local elementary schools.

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